GardenZeus earns commissions on sales made through links in this article. There is no additional cost to you. Growing your own pumpkins allows you to enjoy many interesting, unusual, novelty, and delicious varieties that may be difficult or impossible to find in supermarkets or even farmers markets. Heirloom varieties are ideal as ornamentals or pumpkins for […]
Tips for maintaining citrus trees in the spring can be difficult to simplify, as many but by no means all citrus trees produce mature fruit during the winter. For example, Washington Navel oranges typically mature in mid to late winter in much of Southern California, but Valencia oranges mature later, from spring through summer depending […]
Spring, after all possibility of frost has past and before the heat of the summer, is an ideal time to plant citrus trees. Proper planting of fruit trees is critical to their long-term health and productivity; many issues that plague trees over years may be avoided by selecting a healthy young tree that isn’t rootbound, […]
GardenZeus earns commissions on sales made through links in this article. There is no additional cost to you. Aphids are soft-bodied sucking insects that feed by sucking the sap of host plants, damaging plant leaves and soft stems. They may even limit plants’ ability to transport nutrients through damaged plant tissue. Aphids feed on an […]
Stroll into a standard American supermarket and you might think that all eggplants are dark purple bell-shapes. Not so! Eggplant varieties are available in a range of shapes, colors, sizes and flavors, from the common bell-shaped variety to long, tender Asian varieties, to small round green or orange specialty varieties. To select your eggplant variety, […]
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